GRETAG4's SparkPeople Blog GRETAG4's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Goodbye my Faithful Friend Said goodbye to my much beloved Border Collie on Sunday - after a harrowing few weeks - she developed aggressive lymphoma and deteriorated very quickly - it has been gutting. Still can't believe that my walking companion is gone. Everywhere I look she is missing but I still feel her close. I like to think she is off chasing sparrows with new friends...and she will welcome me again one day. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We will get another puppy ... Wed, 4 Sep 2013 20:23:49 EST Walking in Singapore Did a fabulous walk today from Kent Ridge through Hort Park, canopy walk, Henderson Waves to Vivo City - hot and sweaty but felt great! Thu, 15 Aug 2013 02:40:28 EST Staying strong I really felt tired yesterday but managed to drag myslef to the gym for 40 mins - yay!! Sun, 4 Aug 2013 23:30:02 EST Why I really want to lose weight I guess the reason I really want to lose weight is so I can be more active with my kids - I want to enjoy the outdoors more with them. Also I want to be a good role model to my daughter - she is only 5 and because of an underlying neurological issue has low muscle tone - which means that she looks a little floppy and has a pronounced tummy. I have noticed her helping herself to food a lot more lately - so a week or so back we had a talk - and agreed that we would both like to try to be healt... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:25:30 EST MIndful Eating Have been listening to some of the recordings on the The Centre for Mindful Eating website ( and have found then FANTASTIC. Really helpful in slowing down the eating and actually enjoying it. The shift from quantity of food to quality is amazing. I find myself choosing healthy food that I actually WANT to eat - and it's tasty and satisfying. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:08:10 EST